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take down the yankees, wen the als. >> the whole hope is they can win. i think that's probably most everybody's hope, except for the yankees. >> the rays lost. oakland won its game and so the rays were eliminated from playoff contention. however in speaking with some of the orioles, they expect a prepared and very good team. buck showalter talked about it. we'll see what happens as the orioles try it get back up after last night's loss. live in tropicana field, christian schaffer. >> what's it like to be in a visiting ballpark and see the orange taken over. >> reporter: i had my camera focused up in the stands and the orioles are ready for that one big hit but it didn't quite come. we're going to have some of that coming up at 6:00. >> all right. we'll see you then. >>> should the orm and yankees -- orioles and the yankees tie, there will be a playoff on thursday. tickets for that game are on sale right now at orioles.com. just a couple minutes ago tickets were still available, good seats still available. >> all right. and you can find all the news on abc2news.com/orioles and don't
mom shot earlier this year. >> and the orioles tonight but the yankees just three outs losing in minnesota. this is why we love the end ofs. >> counterfeiter with desktop technology. >> don't fall for fake tickets. how to spot a playoff scam. the news starts right now. >> in the blink of an eye a woman's life was changed. someone shot her paralyzing her from the neck down. she survived but she faces a daily struggle to recover. tonight she has a new tool to help make it easier. >> it takes just the slightest movement of her eyes and she is reconnected with the world. the eight thousand dollar piece of equipment allows her to e- mail, text, surf the web, skype everything that a person who could type could do. >> she gets online or facebook, seeing her friends you can see her face light up. >> reporter: to use her old computer she had to move her entire head which was exhausting because of the shooting which left her paralyzed from the neck down. >> it helps me to be able to talk with my family. . >> reporter: and as you just heard now that he is off the ventilator she h
to figure out how to play for baseball here. >> reporter: a home game against the yankee s is a possibility on thursday. so many wins means this young girl's parents will feel better about their chosen name. >> the team was not great when we named her so we took a lot of flack for names her camden. if we change the spelling we thought we could get away with it. >> reporter: change it back after tonight. the orioles in tampa monday, tuesday and wednesday where we will get live reports. the club manager called them three tough games, against a good pitching team but wins in tampa could push the orioles past the yankees to seal the division. cheryl connor. >> thank you. we want to see your orioles pride. send us your fan photographs and you can win a 200-dollar shopping spree. all the details and a link on the website. >> can't go bed tonight. you have a picture with him. you have a ball with the signature. your son, dog named after them. he may be the great of the human being we know and after all these years of no stat use brooks robinson now has two. we take you to legends playground. >>
wen tonight and the yankees lose then there's the one-game playoff. if the orioles lose tomorrow dense the yankees, they would be here friday nied against oakland and texas. i'm not sure. >> reporter: the orioles may or may not host a game thursday, friday and sunday. and for organizations like the downtown partnership, contingency plans are in motion. >> all the cultural institutions, the theater, symphony. live music clubs, restaurants. though are fine dining places that zoo have tv's. everybody is scrambling to figure out what it could mean. what can they do to mitigate that. >> reporter: the partnership has filed paper work through the orioles to get major league baseball's approval to make it part of the party. that; if there is a game on friday. unserpt over the o's is impacting other businesses in the warehouse. >> we don't know if they're going to shut us down or end us to work from home. there's an excitement, a buzz in the building. we don't work for the orioles bu we feel like we're a part of the orld. >> reporter: ditto to dan. >> the past few games have been great. >> repo
with the orioles and the yankees and the oakland a's. a tie in the al east between the yankees and orioles is we are we are today. both teams are in the playoffs but we don't know where yet. three games are critical and if there's a game play off it's 163 between yankees and a's. it could be played here at camden yards and this is important because when you consider the fact that the oo.'s would be the number one wild card team that one gay playoffs with the a's in all likelihood would be would be played here and this thing is far from over but we know that the baltimore orioles are in the playoffs and for everything you need to know including a photo -- fan photo contest, go to abc2news.com and everything you need to know right there. look under omazing and video right there he has the best cheer jamie or lauren. watch them and vote for the winner. word right now is that the- official tally has lauren cook in the lead. if you -- president obama and gop nominee mitt romney are getting ready for the first debate. the president expected to meet with top advisers today at a des earth resort in neva
, but the orioles one another one-run game and they are now watching the red sox, yankees game. they tied in the 9th inning. the red sox were about to win, but we'll see if they come out. >> do they still feel loose in the clubhouse? >> they sure do. they're hanging out, watching tv, playing little card games. they just seem like a loose bunch excited to be here. miguel gonzalez, he looks like a little kid walking through there, but he just pitched a great game. >> all right, christian. again, pujoya is on first base at the top of the 12th. in the orioles and yankees kind of tied, they would have what's called a tie-breaker in baltimore. that's coming up on thursday. but tickets, very nice seats are still available online, so you may want to go there right now. and we want to see your orioles pride. send your pics into our abc2news.com. >> all right, james. >>> a man who police say broke into and ran from a roller park home is dead. he fell to his death from the balcony after being swatted by the home owner. it was yesterday people saw a man the on the third balcony of a home. the man tried to slide
they want to overtake the yankees in the last three games. to do it, they have to beat the tampa bay rays. they will have to win all three games, plus a few other things have to happen. this is a large indoor stadium and the orioles are here in it doing their batting process. when they take the field later this evening, they will have some support in the crowd. >> when you've been waiting 15 years a two-hour flight doesn't seem so long. he used to sit with his dad in the bleachers of memorial stadium. >> i could zoom in on players. >> reporter: this season he said he was less than optimistic but then the oral spent the -- orioles spent the summer shocking them. >> they've been a great surprise, really. >> reporter: that's why he finds himself on a flight from bwi to tampa along with a lot of other orioles fans. >> it will be a good time to go to florida. >> a short flight to see something that's been a long time coming. >> it would be really nice to see. >> reporter: tough game tonight for the orioles. they have three straight against the tampa bay rays. they have something to play for. r
them one game behind the yankees and will try to come back. live in st. petersburg, florida, christian schaffer. >> any truth to the rumor that the boston red sox are playing with four players? >> i've seen a lot of people talking about how the red sox are tanking games. i just think they're not very good. who are they? it's a aaa team. maybe they can rise up and beat the yankees. >> want to see you pinch hit. >>> so many scenarios that will have your head spinning. it depends on the final two games. to get the latest update, held to abc2news.com/orioles like we have it all figured out. >> let's talk about football. plucky students at lynnton springs got a visit from one of their favorite ravens, torrey smith. the ravens are challenging local students to get active for at least 60 minutes a day. he talked to students about the importance -- look at the cheers. he wants them to stay healthy by eating and exercising. help ran threw some drill -- he ran through some drills with the kids. >> football is the game we play, but our platform, we're supposed to do better things in the community
are curious, the yankees and red sox, taking it away from the bronx. very close and there are potentials a numb of scenarios but one of them includes a tie breaking game, 163, between the o's and yankees taking place at camden yard thursday. tickets go on sale for anyone within the viewing area today's at noon. tickets go on sale to the general public at 2:00. the loser of the tie breakler play in a one game wild card playoff, played on friday. >>> the scary situation in northeast baltimore, police are talking to a student following a stabbing at the school. it started as an argument when one student pulled out a knife and stabbed another in the upperrer body. the student is expected to be okay. he was treated by the nurse and taken to johns hopkins hospital. >>> a parent of a first grader is in trouble after an run dale county -- after an arundel county teacher found pot in the backpack. the teacher made the discovery while checking the student's home work. it was a gram of pot and the child had no idea it was in her backpack. >>> neighbors are upset about the plan to pay part of the pa
against the yankees. does that make sense? it looks like the yankees are also going to pull out another win tonight. we will see as this weekend goes on and we push closer to the playoffs. we are live at camden yards. >> all right. thank you. what a weekend it'll be at the yard the last home series of the regular season on fan appreciation weekend. that means three nights of promotions, tonight was student night. tomorrow the brooks robinson statue and fans will get a rreplica of it. on sunday the last home game. the first 20,000, 15 and older will jet a bobblehead. >>> and if you are heading down to the game this weekend or just watching from the couch we want to see your orioles pride. send us your fan photographs and you could win a 200-dollar shopping spree at the zone. details on the website. >>> come up in about 21 minutes we continue our coverage introducing you to the voice of camden yards, this is ryan wagner's first year in baltimore. get his take onto orioles wild year and their push for the playoffs movement one of our ravens got bad news tonight. a 21,000-dollar fine. ed r
news christian schaffer following the yankees. >> the orioles are here. they have taken the field despite that mishap with the airplane. they were talking about that in the clubhouse, a very relaxed team. here's what some of them had to say earlier. >> the first thing i heard, an emergency landing. it seemed like this was -- that was on the plane, cut through everything. i heard emergency landing and i woke up immediately. i was serious. i had a serious look on my face. i wanted top find-- to find out what was wrong. the flight attendant assured us that everything was okay. so i was calm. >> kind of fitting for the day. i mean, waited on the field to celebrate. didn't get a chance to do that. just one of those things. i think, if anything, it gives us more motivation to go out and win a division. i think we just need to stay focused on the task at hand and focus on our original goal. >> the orioles try to get another game on the yankees if they can. the orioles will not face the rays. aaron cook for the tampa bay rays. reporting from st. petersburg, christian schaffer. >> the orio
to stay open for now. >>> and one game behind the yankees and one game to go, the orioles wrap up their regular season, but there is still so much work to be done with just nine innings remaining. we'll tell you all about that on this wednesday, october 3rd. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. thanks for joining us. every game counts. >> every game counts and it is a real mess when you think about it, but don't worry, we're not going to confuse you at all. >>> you may be confused when you head out the door this morning, that's because the fog is so thick. lynette will talk about that and it's a big story for you as well. >>reporter: yes. definitely a morning where you want to turn on the low beams because the visibility is just awful. be extra careful. >> it's like driving through pea soup this morning. >> it's warm out there. >> exactly. very humid. so that system that i've been showing you for the past two days, from the south, that's a warm air mass that's coming in and that's what we're feeling and that's why we're very humid this morning and th
a half game on both the yankees and now the a's. so what's going to happen? time for their final home series with the red sox in town is right now, tonight. and charley is down at the yard this morning with a preview of everything going on this weekend. and, charley, it's really all about the fans as well as the legends. >>reporter: yeah, it is about both of those this weekend, megan. right now it's also about the weather. we're about 12 hours away from first pitch, but it is already wet and rainy, it's been doing this since thursday. we're outside the ballpark, so we're going to hold lynette responsible for a good forecast for this the final home series for the baltimore orioles. they're playing host to the red sox. and this was planned well in advance. it is all about the fans this weekend, and now a show of appreciation for them with this improbable 2012 season. first pitch tonight from the ballpark is going to be 7:05. it is student night, students get a discount to ticket prices for the upper deck by showing a valid student i.d. after the game tonight it's going to be the firewo
as hazy and murky as your drive to work will be today. the o's beat tampa in a nailbiter and the yankees won in extra innings. but what this means exactly? well, it's yet to be determined. we'll find out later today. abc 2 news kristin schaefer is in florida with more on what came down in 161-game season, one left to play. [ cheering ] >>reporter: it's a bit better than last night. >> we believe in them. we're going all the way. >>reporter: a tense one-run game, but in 2012, the orioles just don't lose one-run games. >> we hadn't done it in 15 years, we had to come. >> oh, my god, it was awesome. >>reporter: orioles fans have one eye on the field and one eye on the scoreboard for most of the game. starting pitcher miguel gonzalez says it's been a great ride. >> having the opportunity to be with the orioles this year, it's been great. we've done history, happy, i'm happy with all our players, staff and we've been doing a pretty good job. >>reporter: chris davis has home runs in six straight games. i asked him if the ball really looks like a beach ball when you're that hot. >> i don't
innings of baseball. the o's are still a game behind the yankees in the american league's eastern division race and they're now looking to close that one-game gap tonight in tampa. last night the o's won by the narrowest of margins, 1-0, only producing two hits on the night against the ray's james shields. that lone run came in the top of the 4th when chris davis launched a bomb. the straightaway center 444 feet and now let's check in with christian schaefer who filed a report from tampa. we do not have that story from chris right now. we may have it a bit later for you on "good morning maryland." but here's how things shake out, a lot of teams, very close right now in the race, but for the orioles, it's really simple, if they win tonight and the yankees lose, there's a tie in the a.l. east. there'll be a tiebreaker game played tomorrow in baltimore. we don't have a time yet. tickets are still available online at orioles.com, but the one thing you need to remember in this entire scenario, and there are a lot of them, if the o's win today -- or tonight, rather, they will be hosting a playof
. >>> well, the o's had a tough go of it last night but they got another chance to creep up on the yankees tonight. jamie costello is live outside the yard. but, first, let's check in with mike masco to see whether you need an umbrella or rain coat. >> we will need the rain gear. take a look, a live shot, not much happening. there are storms near philadelphia. right now the atmosphere is loaded and ready. i have kept that in the forecast. take a look at the shot. a gorgeous day, feeling more like summer, 80s across many locations. right now we're at 81. dulles 83. eastern shore numbers between 80 and 83. if you're going to the game a mild 77 degrees. keep an eye to the sky. maybe a shower or storm could boil up. the rest of the forecast, your hour by hour will stay into the 70s. we're back on abc2 news at 11. a sure tomorrow could lead to a thunderstorm. we'll time the arrival coming up. >>> this is stressful. i know it's been 15 years, so we get anxiety that goes with the playoff push. >> that's pretty good. listen. we're anxious about the weather tonight. looking at the schedule we thoug
. it was a great win. 12-2. orioles had to keep on winning. hopefully the yankees will stop smelling orange in the water. just keep winning and we'll be there. back to you, kelly. >> jamie is sweating out there. let's step out and take a look. clouds are in place and it's muggy and feels like summer out there. bwu reports 69 degrees. that south westerly wind has ushered in a lot of moisture. 68 over the eastern shore. now you notice frederick at 63, 62, well that's the influence of some showers and a front that's up in the norths. note the 5, 6, 7-mile an hour winds, and our dew point numbers are running between 63 to 67, so that is a sticky feel. noontime temperature of about 76. it's mild and scatters showers and storms throughout the afternoon. and note aswarm temperature of 78 degrees around the 4:00 hour. maryland's most powerful doppler radar is showing all clear right now. it's been an interesting evening watching storms developing around pennsylvania. there is a huge storm rolling into dc at this hour. we'll go off to the west and notice more showers and storms firing up. and this i
behind the yankees. cal says this is exciting and confident team. the city is painfully aware of the 14 year long winning drought, but the players don't know or care about that. it was one of the few topics they were able to discuss with members of the team last night. >> i had a great opportunity to have the orioleses in the box for the ravens game. they are all excited. they are all confident. in some ways the magic, the new form of orioles magic, anomaly built on strong solid fishing, and miraculous late inning come backs. this group seems to use more players, a different pitching staff. the results are exactly the same. bullpen is excellent. they believe in themselves. >> reporter: confidence can never been under estimated in the game. we asked about how the team would do. he said he is an analyst now and didn't want to say but the smile on his face, were indication. the same types of smiles we are seeing over the ballpark as they start the home series and play their way back to the playoffs. as an aside, this game tonight is september 28th. a year ago, is what many people call prob
in the world the red sox will lose three to the yankees. we need them to beat them one of three games. >> they are playing their hearts out. they are playing good baseball. that is what you want to see. is fun baseball. >> reporter: earlier we talked about how the orioles were fortunate not to face david price. he pitched sunday. he won't pitch in the series. price is just one member of the staff. the entire rays pitching staff has given up the fewest runs in all of baseball. the orioles have their work cut out for them going into game two on tuesday. christian schafer, abc2news. >>> the fans got it on mapquest. >> they are down there. there were 13,000 tonight. 12,000 orioles fans. >> we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. pnc bank. number of s
:05. now we're two games behind the yankees. if we win we will still be a game and a half. so all of the games are important. listen, if you want to come down to orioles park, friday and sunday will be your best bet. that's brooks robinson day. that's when we unveil his statue in the monument park. we'll be right here. i have news to tell you about for nick markakis. a must win tonight. do you understand, kelly? >> fingers crossed, jamie. they're going to win tonight. now let's go to mike masco. >>> you saw the clouds over jamie's head. maybe a rumble of thunder during the course of your evening. at 5:00 take a look at the current city temperature of 81. d.c. is 83. eastern shore numbers into the 80s. that sunshine allowed for the temperatures to really boost up. maryland's most powerful radar is clear overhead. we could see pop-up showers. if you're heading out to the game, first pitch, 77 degrees. showers, storms, southwesterly wind. so this will be a mild game. it's a warm evening, 76 degrees even into the nighttime hours. it's going to be a wet scenario. we'll time the arrival
need to show pride and beat the yankees once. 163 would be played in baltimore thursday for the al eastern division crown. tickets for the game, they go on sale on the website, ticketholders get first dibs at 10:00 this morning. >>> baltimore ravens and dairy association teamed up to get kids more active. the goal to fight childhood obesity. sherrie johnson is life in sykesville with more on what is going on. this is a great program. getting the players invoed. the heroes of the kids rs getting them active. >> we are live here inlinton springs elementary in sykesville, where kids are in store for a big day. it's a big surprise for them. joined by baltimore ravens players. this is a part of the nfl play 60 challenge, the goal is to get kids moving to fight off childhood obesity. this morning, i have donny white joining me live. he is a physical education teacher here at the school. thank you for being out here so early, we appreciate it donny. tell me about what is happening today. >> we are having our kick off assembly, we are going to challenge our kids to exercise and eat healthy
games at camden. >> reporter: a home game against the yankees is a polt on thursday. so many -- possibility on wednesday. this young girl's parents will finally feel bet ber her chosen name. >> the team was not great when we named her and took a lot of flak for naming her camden so if we changed the spelling we figured we could get away with it. >> that was sheryl conner reporting. o's are in tampa for a 3-game series with the rays and christian schaver will have live reports -- schaeffer will have live reports and they may have a seat at play 067off dance but win ifs tampa could seal the divisional title. so many scenarios in play. regarding the wild card. one spot or two or that al division title. head to our website abc2news.com/omazing for everything about orioles. you can check out jamie costello's and lauren cook's orioles cheers and let us know which one you any is the best. >>> a new start for two dozen family members in anne arundel county. they need to find a place to lib after a fire swept through the apartment complex in odenton sunday night. everyone made it out
shields. yankees and red sox get underway at 7:05. >>> with the al east race so tight and close, there are the potential for a tie breaking game played here at camden yards on thursday. the general public will get a chance to buy remaining tickets at 2:00 and the loser of the tie breaker will play in a one game playoff, set for friday. >>> we want to see you and your family decked in and out orange celebrating the trip to the playoffs. send the pics to picks@wmar.com. goal is to end childhood obesity, this morning, sherrie johnson is live in sykesville with more and the program is to get kids up and get them moving. >> reporter: that's exactly right. we are here in sykesville, students are in for a surprise today. ravens will be here to help them with the kickoff for the nfl play 60 challenge. we got to get them off the couch and up and moving, the goal is to end childhood obesity. i have health and pe teachers joining me. angie, jennifer, and beth. thank you ladies for being here. first of all, tell me a little bit about what is going on today. >> we are so excited. today is ou
for a sunday game in late september. and a home game against the yankees is a possibility for thursday. everybody is rooting on the o's. reporting live in towson sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> 6:31 and you can't get through airport security with a pocketknife but twice in the past week, agents with the tsa allowed loaded guns through airport checkpoints. one was a loaded 38 and that gun went undetected by sceneers and a airport in new orleans. a new -- screeners in a airport in the new orleans. one day earlier in orlando agents missed another loaded gun belonging to a firefighter in her purse. it made it all the way to the plane. the tsa says they have had successes screeners confiscated 1100 weapons so far this year 29 were confiscated last week. as for the officer that let the person pull the gun through has been pulled from duty and more disciplinary action could be coming down the way. >>> a teen has been hospitalize after an accident at a water park in california. a spokeswoman for the park says the 19 year old cut in line and then dove headfirst down the venom drop slide at six
espn's top place. they remain a half game behind the yankees and a half game up on the a's. it's important that baltimore gets that number one spot because if there is a one game playoff, it will be played here at camden yards. >>> since we're talking about the o's, they are off tonight so we have friendly competition of our own. jamie costello and lauren cook showing off their orioles pride in the hopes you will pick which one is a bigger fan. we want to know which one had a better cheer. you can see deos, weigh in and vote, abc2news.com let us know which one is the favorite. do we have any idea what the standings are. >> i checked last night, i had 7 4%, but please keep the votes coming. a lot of people said he should be spelling out orioles, but i can't knock him. it's good. >> megan is showing her o's spirit again because you have the mug out once again. >> do you watch that mug. >> i wash it every day after the show. it's just gross because my lipstick is on it. >> and we all have our purple on and we're talking about orioles baseball and lynette's over here doing this. >>
in the game. they remain a game and a half behind the yankees for the al east division league and keep a half game lead on the a's and play the red sox this weekend and it's important to keep that spot in the wild card race because if there's a play off it will be played here. and more and more of the birds continue the best season in more than a decade. there are a lot of fans routeing for the orioles and a lot of fresh young faces. >> reporter: america's pass time is being passed down. >> i think we're getting a lot younger. >> all f o -- all of them had their orioles gear on. >> reporter: the faces of our youth have become fresh again. >> i think the crowd is stoked. >> it's fun to be here. >> reporter: the crowd is young. it's excited. >> we have young people like myself and my friend nicole here, and then we have people that are my dad's age hanging out. >> i think even the old people are coming back around. >> reporter: a year ago, these two were the only ones in their section, a picture proves it. >> the orioles should learn a lesson, you have fans bring in whole families for the 8-dol
is o's lost. good news, guess what? so did the yankees. all that coming up on this wednesday morning. it's september 26th. i am charley crowson. >> thanks for joining us. the middle of the week and the weather is going to change. >> it's changing as we speak. lynette has a check of the -- check of the forecast. >> we have at rain coming down on maryland's most powerful radar as of now. moderate shield of rain pushing in around bel air and baltimore. a little closer around towson we are seeing a couple lightning strikes with this as well. all this is beginning to slide off toward the east. it will be crossing the bay. as we zoom in closer, you can see more showers around lake shore and arnold. so as we head intoan arundel county you are getting heavier rein across the area. this will be across the eastern shore in moments. so rock hall getting in on light rain and get in on a heavier batch as we go through time. behind that, we will dry out and we have another chance for showers as we work our way into the afternoon. this morning, temperatures are mild all you need is the umbrella as
. the orioles need to win. the yankees won in minnesota. nick markakis' cast has been removed from his broken thumb. he should have his pins removed in tampa. and matt is having one heck of a se. i want to take you all the way back to 155 games ago to opening night, right here at camden yards. we had a man dressed in a batman costume ran out on to the field. we learned his name is mark harvey. now i want you to flash forward about six months to last sunday neat's game between the new england patriots and the ravens. that's harvey, but he has turned his antics into a message for kids. >> you don't have to have special powers. just make a friend, take up for someone being bullied. that's what i came up with. >> reporter: he came up with t-shirts, too and wrist bands. 3% of the proceed -- 20% of the proceeds go to different organizations that helps bullying. again, it's game time at 7:05. we'll be here to cover it. the crowd is building. are you excited? >> yeah! >> there you go. jamie costello, abc2 news. >> a little anxious, jamie? >> yeah. >> okay. he can't hear me. many a former fells point
but it is a fun one. o's lose but guess what, the yankees did too so we are still hanging onto hope. thanks for joining us. it's wednesday morning, i am megan pringle. >> i am charley crowson. they've celebration this morning down on light street at mccormick. so traffic could be backed up around there. rain could be a factor. >> >> reporter: rain is a factor. we are dealing with accidents everywhere. cecil and baltimore county and the city, howard county. nothing is off limits. so, it's a pretty hectic. she down. >> but if you complain about the rain lynette says we need it and we do because it turns out this is upsetting to you a bacon drought. >> what? >> >> bacon. >> there's. >> how can you drop that bomb on me like that. i. >> i am as shocked as you are. >> bacon sunday dais will go up in price -- sunday days are going up in -- sundaes are going up in price. >> we are drying out but it's done the damage. roads are wet and we have the accidents that lauren was talking about. but this is what it looks like on maryland's most powerful radar as of now. drying things out we do have another
here in baltimore and no one with would imagine they are just a game behind the yankees right now and a game up in the wildcard race. they've got the top wildcard spot. as we've been telling you throughout the course of the week, that is important because when the a.l. wildcard playoff game happens, it's a one-game playoff if baltimore has that top spot, again, it will be hosted right here at camden yard. we're here throughout the course of the morning. it's a sports morning here on "good morning maryland." back to you, megan. >> don't forget to submit your pictures. you have until noon today. we'll put the photos up for a foat. the winner will get an ultimate orange fan gift certificate to the zone. definitely send those pictures in today before noon. >>> fans of the washington nationals don't mean so an online coupon company right now coming to the rescue. how the business is making it possible for fans to stay late tore those games. >>> and your favorite brew may say a lot more about your political leanings. what it means if you drink a sam adams versus a bud light. >>reporte
and gained a half game on the yankees for the a.l. division lead in the eastern division. so this thing is not over with six games left to play. and tonight the red sox do come calling here at camden yards. first pitch set for 7:05. it's student night, so students who show a valid i.d., they get a discounted ticket going into the upper deck. also there's going to be a fireworks display coming off after the game tonight with those red sox. but tomorrow is a huge day for the orioles because they're going to be honoring mr. oriole himself, brooks robinson with his bronze statue going up with the other five. that would be cal ripken, jr, also palmer, murray and robinson. their statues are already there. brooks is going up and that's going to be tomorrow afternoon, ceremony at 5:00. of course, the o's, they need to take care of business and do the winning that needs to be done so they can close the gap on new york and continue their playoff run. >> so many generations of fans are getting something out of this season. you know, we've got folks who have been orioles fans for their entire life,
game and they won the stadium was on fire. >> reporter: so a home game against the yankees is aresponsibility for thursday. reporting live in towson, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> and for the latest on the playoff run head to the website and we posted a congratulations to the team as well as a lot of fan reaction. abc2news.com. from there click on sports and the omazing news. >>> and in other news for the third consecutive year indy cars will be reaching -- or racing through the streets of baltimore. the city made a 5-year commitment to host the grand prix it need to be sure the race was willing to finance this once again. the race will be held on labor day weekend. it's called the melt down team europe erased the member rift defeat to the hands of team usa and they had a comeback yesterday that was one for the ages. outside chicago this weekend, team europe led by captain joseerased a 10-6 u.s. lead to win 14 1รก to 13 1/2 -- shall 14 1/2 and to 13 1/2. it was lynched with this hole winning the match over stricker. next ryder cup is in 2014 at scotland glen eagle golf co
yankees and at the top of the wildcard race. tomorrow the final living legend statue will unveiled. brooks robinson, that's going to happen. that game, by the way, sold out. and, of course, don't forget about the buckle up rallies. buckle up for the o's. those rallies are going on all this weekend and they want you to get pumped up and help cheer the team on. so today bank of america center downtown, there is a rally there from 11:00 to noon and south point. they're also going to be hosting one, that's today from noon until 1:00. and then tomorrow at barks which is near m and t bank stadium, the buckle up rally. that one is happening from noon until 2:00. so a lot of outdoor plans happening surrounding this game, lynette. the pressure is on. >> i know. >> hopefully it'll be nice out. >> i know. so we have the wet weather this morning, megan. but by the game i believe that we will be dry. so that's some good news that we like to hear on a friday. happy friday, by the way. let's get down to business and talk about what's going on right now on maryland's most powerful radar because we do have
turned out. the home game against the yankees is a possibility on thursday. so of course right now, everyone is excited rooting for the o's. sherrie johnson abc2 news>> the last time we were excite about -- this excited about the orioles president clinton was president. ticket holders might get a e- mail about game 163. the game will be played here at camden yards so keep an eye out for that e-mail that could be coming your way. >>> and for those of you trying to get your hands on playoff tickets, scamers are trying to find tricks to get you the fake tickets. scammers are trying to duplicate the tickets to make them look as legit as possible. >> counterfeiters want to get aearly hand on the tickets to discover what security element is on the ticket and replicate as many of the features to pass them to the consumer and gate official. >> some things to look out are the wrong colors or ink that may smidge. they shouldn't split along the edges and one big red flag is dates and times on the ticket. the real ones are printed before the date and the times have yet to be decided. we have e
play a 1 game home game against the yankees if possible that could decide the al eastern division crown. time for a check of the forecast with lynette. >> all right. let's talk about what's going on outside this morning. because we have clouds and we have some sunshine. check out the harbor where we are seeing a few people out there walking about as we go through the afternoon. clouds will begin to increase even more. i am going call it mostly cloudy but we are going to be getting the chance for showers to work their way in here. right now, temperatures of 58 degrees that dew point at 48 and maryland's most powerful radar is dry but changes are on the way. if we don't get it tonight changes for tomorrow in terms of wet weather but for today the sun-cloud mix mostly cloudy with temperatures at 72 degrees. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: we are dealing with heavy delays on the jfx. all due to an earlier crash along the southbound lanes at 28th street. leave yourself extra time. we have a crash on route 40 that is going to be right at erdman and in bal
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